Since his childhood, Douw has had an intense interest in Nature. At the young age of seven he accompanied his father on safari’s in Africa. Successfully completed his studies in Nature Conservation, he chose a career, where he specialised in Bush Survival Training in Southern Africa. As a qualified Professional Hunter, Douw led and undertook numerous safaris. He is familiar with places like the Zambezi Valley(Zimbabwe), Luangwa Valley(Zambia) and went as far north as Sweden. His passion for Nature led him to awesome places. These include the Iguassu Waterfalls and Amazon Jungle in Brazil; Pamplemousses Botanical Gardens in Mauritius; the world’s biggest Volcanic crater, Karthala, on Grande Comore and the Grand Canyon. Douw has a special feeling for animals. That is proved by the fact that he is also a trained Farrier and Veterinary orderly. Douw is also known for his wildlife related articles in various magazines and participation in competitions or television programmes of similar subjects. Douw believes that by discovering the uniqueness of other species, we might discover our own potential and uniqueness ! To find answers on many of our questions, we must go back to our basis – Nature!
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“Your program is a brilliant synthesis of brawn challenging brain, building a cohesive unit of individuals, harnessing them to a common cause and teaching them tolerance and respect. It was GREAT !! ” - Israel Bender (Financial Director) CBC Fasteners. “Magnificent, inspiring, captivating, encouraging and motivating ! Your spectacular wildlife presentation on - Performance in the Pack – was an eye-opener to everyone!” - Ele Tshikovhi (HRD) Dept. Foreign Affairs. “Douw’s spectacular presentation on Performance in the Pack, gelled perfectly with the theme for Potatoes South Africa Congress 2005, which is also our motto – Together we do better ! It gave a special perspective to the need for close cooperation and teamwork in the agricultural environment to meet the challenges facing the industry.” - Dr Niel Theron (CEO) Potatoes South Africa.